1940s wicker basket/waste paper bin.

Her we have a wicker waste paper basket from the 1940s. Beautifully made and very sturdy and of a typical design for the time. On the base are painted the nominal GRVI monogram as per all government issue items. Extraordinary how even the simplest thing like a waste paper bin are marked up. The search continues for an Air Ministry marked one. Maybe one day I hope! This example as ever came from David Farnsworth at http://www.historicflyingclothing.com

Another example has been commandeered by my girlfriend as the new home for her wrapping paper. I found this one with Sally at http://www.shakespearesvintage.co.uk






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